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Thornton Burgess

Thornton Waldo Burgess was an American conservationist and author of children's stories. Burgess loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote about them for 50 years in books and his newspaper column, Bedtime Stories. He was sometimes known as the Bedtime Story-Man. By the time he retired, he had written more than 170 books and 15,000 stories for the daily newspaper column... Read More

BornJanuary 14, 1874
Sandwich, Massachusetts
DiedJune 5, 1965 (aged 91)
Hampden, Massachusetts
OccupationAuthor of Children's Books
Conservationist
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